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Table 3 Initial decision matrix

From: Multi-criteria assessment of hybrid renewable energy systems for Nigeria’s coastline communities

Components Alternatives
DPWES DWES DPES DBES
Capital cost [$] 217,000,000 109,000,000 104,000,000 17,900,000
Operation and maintenance cost [$] 3,500,000 2,520,000 3,150,000 3,300,000
Net present cost [$] 415,000,000 310,000,000 31,100,000 282,000,000
Cost of energy [$/kWh] 0.787 0.588 0.589 0.554
Cost of fuel [$] 3,870,000 5,240,000 5,390,000 7,520,000
Renewable fraction [%] 38 18 14 0
CO2 emissions [kg/year] 13,967,743 18,887,588 19,454,924 27,121,554
Cultural awareness 6 6 6 6
Technology availability 6 7 5 2
Ease of installation 5 5 6 3
Environmental impact 4 5 6 9
Natural resources Availability/predictability/randomness (wind) 6 7 4 1
Natural resources availability/predictability/randomness (sun) 7 4 7 1
Life cycle assessment 4 5 5 8
Type of technology used 6 6 6 6
  1. 1—slightly affected, 10—highly affected